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Today in the Sixth Extinction

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On December 8, 2019
The planet is dying and we pay absolutely no attention. The world’s oceans are struggling to breathe, rapidly running out of oxygen at an unprecedented rate. Climate change is dangerously exacerbating the issue, scientists warned in a new study.  The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) released the largest report of its kind — […]
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The union movement is a tremendously diverse and complex thing. Anyone who says “unions” should do this and that doesn’t know what they are talking about, because these different worker organizations often have very little in common with each other, have different interests, vastly different racial and gender makeup, etc. And the union movement has […]
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Straw Politics

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On September 5, 2019
So I’ve been growing increasingly frustrated with the anti-straw campaigns over the past year. And now Kamala Harris is on the train. Yesterday, Shakezula got on the Twitter machine about it: My educated guess is that fishing line, plastic bags and and plastic packaging are much bigger hazards to critters in or near the water […]

Zombie Mines

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On September 5, 2019

This is an excellent story about a serious environmental problem and the ridiculous lack of meaningful corporate oversight in the United States. Mining is incredibly environmentally destructive and mi

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New Ways to Pollute

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On August 14, 2019
Capitalism clearly has the solution to our environmental problems! When Melanie Bergmann, an ecologist at the Alfred Wegener Institute in Germany, collected snow and ice samples for her new study, she had to work extra hard not to contaminate them. She and her colleagues always looked for the freshest snow. They always stood with their […]
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